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. the best piece in this story is miguel gonzales. that first start gave us a health indication he might have something in store. he has proben to be the best pitcher. this rookie makes for one of the best examples of this season. he said he loved the crowd. he gives the orioles their
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best chance to win. chear as the fans, let's ck in. >> a beautiful evening which is a welcome sight. the fans will need all the sup port they can get. these guys are excited to see the game. >> they have not been here in 15
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years. theet's see if we can go to game. it was nice having a road trip. being here has been awesome. >> they are not coming in droves.
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>> came you compare the stadium? >> it is a completely different atmosphere. camden is set up for tailgating. this is in the middle of the bronx. people do not drive here. there is not that much traffic. this is built for the fan. >> everywhere you look, someone is wearing orange.
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fans are trying to give a good effort. gotta love them. >> i am so excited. fingers crossed. i hae been a fan forever. >> they are going all the way.
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for moalet only good rale but for the city. >> we made it. >> it reeminds me of 1966. that is the kind of feeling we want. >> we will make it starting with this year. the mayor unveiled this banner. here's hoping the magic continues.
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some fans made it. >> a nice day around the region. sunshine breaking in. a line of clouds and sprinkles. a slight risk of a shower or sprinkle. 20% ofa the 60's and a
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a brief shower. more on the forecase ina few minutes. >> some late breaking details. after a plea agreement, she has been suspended from office. this is a legal opinion. the i-team has been following charges. payingwas found guilty of an employee from campaign money. an officer will not e charged in the death of a 13-year-old.
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this was found in his vehicle. this comes after sentencing ignited outrage. >> state prosecutors decided not to seek the death penalty. attorneys are deciding disputes over evidence. some touoch words and it comes
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down one day ahead of a state audit. we are joined by tim tutan. >> the system was $58 million in the hole. there may be a picture of spending. the mayor was less than pleased. >> theyhave been put in place to insure the management of the system. millions more in contract. all this sends the wrong message. we are fighting for money and
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cashing in political chips to make the investments we need to make. to can't go to annapolist t seek additional funds. >> we have made a tremendous amount of progress. satisfiedink h e is with the findings. he will make corrective action. >> an audit conducted is due
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out tomorrow. the county has found a director of safety and security. a nationwide search was conducted. do you wonder how much food is thrown out each year? >> 56 million pounds. a creative initiative that puts that food to good use. >> more than 100 vases have >> more than 100 vases have been
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so let me tell you what i know: if question seven passes, my company's going to... bring table games, like blackjack and poker... right here to baltimore. a twenty-five million dollar investment... that'll create five hundred new jobs. all right here. today, marylanders are spending $500 million gaming... in other states. let's keep it here. i'm chad barnhill, and we're ready to build right here. we're ready, and it's real. and all that has to happen... is question seven.
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as a pastor, my support for question 6 is rooted in my belief that the government should treat everyone equally. i would not want someone denying my rights based upon their religious views, therefore i should not deny others based upon mine. it's about fairness. this law does not force any church to perform a same sex marriage if it's against their beliefs. and that's what this is about. protecting religious freedom and protecting all marylanders equally under the law. join me in voting for question 6.
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wbal tv 11 news at 5:00 pm starts now. >> someone is burglarizing gravesites in brooklyn park.75 fl 75 vases were stolen, 100 vases attached to the headstones. >> family members are upset about this. >> 115 vases were stolen in the last month, and thieves may be selling them for scrap metal. >> it hurts me . you know, why someone can come up here and steal from the dead.
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there are no words. >> she is visiting her brother tommy's gravesite. she comes here a month to decorate the grave marker. the vase has been stolen before and she says she can empathize with the families of those who had this stolen. >> they are supposed to be in peace. that is disturbing them. >> this is reprehensible. these are people's relatives. >> each vase costs between $600-$700, and the thieves are selling them for scrap metal. ther are are requirements for those buying them for scrap.
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>> there has to be authorization for the person selling it, and there is a red flag. many dealers contact us. >> there are many good leads and family members hope they catch the culprit. they say it is about leaving fresh flowers at the resting spot. >> this is the only thing we cna dcan do now. >> the cemetery says they will give anyone who has their vase stolen a free replacement. >> here is a look at some of the top stories. game 3 of the alds gets underway a few hours from now. the orioles and yankees with a win each. miguel gonzalez is on the mound for the orioles.
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we check in at yankee stadium in a moment. unacceptable," is how stephanie rollens describes a school audit. she demands the ceo and school board solve the problem. polisce in anne arundel are searching for four masked men who forced their way into an apartment at gunpoint. 17 year old terrence johnson is charged as an adult. he was with four masked men during a 2:00 am home invasion on tuesday. they made off thwith property and money. >> four americans died in libya
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on 9-11. lawmakers shook their heads. the level of security staffing was "correct." we have the latest from capital hill. >> good evening from capital hill. this investigation is colored by the upcoming election, and the white house with a cover-up. why was there so little security in a dangerous place? >> obama had his terrorism advisor in libya. to push the investigation of the attacks that cillekilled ambassador stephens. the state department says he showed a lack of concern after
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facilities were attacked twice. >> just meeting the minimum standards, we could have saved the life of ambassador stevens. >> lt. col. andrew wood ran security until august. >> reports indicated it was getting worse. >> five agents protected the u.s. compound. >> the resources provided -- that is why i asked for the resources. >> charlene lamb said "no." >> we had the correct number of assets at the time of 9/11 for what was agreed upon. >> saying you had the right number -- and people are in the hospital. it took moments to breach the facility, doesn't ring true.
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>> the state department says two u.s. compounds were hit that night, that killed navy seals trying to save the ambassador. >> the white house denied a cover-up and say the investigation continues. wbal tv 11 news. >> this time tomorrow we will hear from the only untested debater, as paul ryan goes head to head with paul ryan. >> and one of the biggest issues is focused on meat. we explain. >> 11 news learned the >> 11 news learned the department of
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it's heavy lifting. you start with a democratic senator named ben. by getting bwi-marshall funding for new runways, he's helping us serve 21 million passengers a year, which helps keep 100,000 jobs that depend on the airport,
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and that means more cargo for more businesses and more skycaps unloading more taxis... welcome to bwi. ...carrying families with more luggage. thanks. it's like he's out here with us. he's my friend, ben. i hope he's your friend, too. i'm ben cardin, and i approve this message.
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♪ >> continuing our commitment to 2012 coverage. with four weeks to the election, the first debate is still at the top of the nation.
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obama naand romney are in ohio. no republican president has won without ohio. romney trimmed the advantage to four points. both respond to this ad about romney's plan to cut subsidies. >> someone is finally tough on big bird. >> he is focused on saving big bird. kind of a strange thing. i'm focused on helping the americnan people get good jobs. >> joe biden ahd his opponent debate tomorrow night. the big bird attack is not the only ad. both campaigns and outside groups pour money into
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battlegrounds as early absentee states -- the most saturated markets are ohio, wisconsin, florida, colorado -- and the most targeted is orlando. sausage or pepperoni? a lifetime of free pizza, one large pie a week, to anyone who poses the question to barack obama or mitt romney. it has to happen in the live debate next tuesday. this is drawing criticism from thousands of viewers who want to hear about the economy, health care, and serious issues. >> more fallout for lance armstrong. about a dozen of his former teammates testified against him in a government investigation.
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it was "the most sophisticated doping program the sport has ever seen." case is part of the usda's against him, erasing his seven titles. he appeared in the revolution 3 70-mile competition, completeing it in less than four hours 11 minuts. >> your home heating bill is about to go up. >> the winter fuels outlook is out. we'll look at how much you'll pay. >> and washington says those wh >> and washington says those wh o have had their
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catch the great taste of pumpkin before it's gone. hurry into dunkin' donuts and grab a pumpkin muffin or donut today. america runs on dunkin'.
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>> coming up, he has resigned, and now he has been hired back. he has been accused of soliciting money from firms doing business with the state. why is he back on the payroll? the mother of michael phelps is on the case in
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david smallwood: maryland money needs to stay in maryland. it's just that simple, i mean, it's a no brainer. anncr: every year marylanders spend five hundred and fifty... million at casinos in west virginia, delaware... and pennsylvania. one west virginia paper calls it a "cash cow" for them. but its cost maryland over one billion dollars. money that could have created good jobs and... better schools for us. question seven keeps maryland money in maryland. david smallwood: question seven, i think it will be a... good thing for the state of maryland.
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>> we are two hours away of game three from the alds. >> after a day off, first pitch is at 7:37. >> you have to promise us that jeffrey mayor is not in the building tonight. >> it was 16 years ago that a 12-year-old reached over and caught a ball hit by derek jeter. it should have been an out, but it was called a home run. the yankees went on to win that game and then the series. jeffrey mayor has no plans to attend the game, so that is a good news for the orioles. >> the two top home-round hitting teams. the you think we will see a lot
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of that? >> there has only been one of so far. the orioles have not had one that sends a five games ago. typically, when it they do not hit home runs, they do not win. it is a pretty warm night for october here in the of the bronx. i would not be surprised to se both teams hit home runs. >> did either team benefit more from their off-day? >> both teams were exhausted. they had trained troubles getting here -- train troubles getting here after the games began baltimore. these guys travel all across the country in different time zones doing different things.
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even if they played last night, they so what happened amps -- they still would have been amped up to go. the nationals lost 8-0 down in nats park. >> we will check back in with you later pete. i know you are keeping an eye on this. >> a west wind, pretty brisk. i think we will see a couple of home runs tonight. we will see if there is any rain coming in. it tends to drive it out because the air comes down from the mountains. there is still a slight chance of a sprinkle. better chance of a shower in new york.
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there is a little more dynamics in the atmosphere. we will hold together around metro new york later this evening. it will be balmy compared to the temperatures they dealt with in baltimore. 62 degrees. the winds kicking up to 25 miles an hour. a west wind carries the ball from home plate to the outfield. the high temperature is average -- 55 for the morning low. check out the record low. 34 degrees, 1979. remember what was happening in october, 1979? the orioles were in the world series against the pirates. it was snowing.
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it was raining at first, but a change to snow and the snow was sticking to the ground. the earliest measurable snow ever in baltimore. two inches on this day 33 years ago. 67 at ridgely. a round baltimore, we will see clearing skies and los in the suburbs -- lows in the suburbs. high pressure will come in tomorrow -- a 65 degree day and gorgeous. on the day tomorrow, winds will be out of the southwest. in the mountains, it will get chilly out there. sunny and 50 and only in the 40's. there may be a sprinkle in the
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northern counties. down at the coast, the delaware beaches, eastern shore, nice fall weather . tomorrow, a sunny day. the next fraud is coming through friday. -- the next front is coming through friday. good a football weather than a shower comes in next monday. >> in tonight's consumer alert, toyota is recalling millions of vehicles because of malfunctioning window switches. this includes the rav 4, camry, yaris, and corrala. it is the biggest single recall since ford pulled back seven point nine million vehicles in 1996.
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they can cause the driver's side electric control to melts or worse expire. no deaths or accidents have been reported as results of the window problem. you're sitting at could be counterfeit. officials are warning about a startling find from the government test. a test of 11 counterfeit back revealed 10 of them never inflated or failed to inflate properly. in one test, it back shot flames and shards of metal that -- at a crash dummy. they have compiled a list of vehicles and models that have improper backs installed. we have well link on our website. the home heating bill is about to skyrocket according to the annual winter fuel outlook from .he u.s. energy proble
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13% for propane customers and 5% for electricity customers. it will be looking at the highest prices ever. analysts blame that on the high prices of crude oil. >> pay no attention to the man behind the curtain. the hit broadway musical is in the middle of a months-long run. we got a chance to catch up with one of their characters you do not see. one of his favorite things about the play is is not just about a journey to emerald city.
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so emotion-packed. just about our everyday lives. it is about politics, bullying, friendship. >> it is a must be one of the best broadway musicals ever. it finishes its month-long run on november 4. for a commission on tickets, you can go to our website. a high-level state employee is forced to resign amid accusations of suspicious business practices but tonight he is back on the job with the state but why? the i-team investigates coming up new at six. >> chris would never have dreamed of doing a marathon. he is
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the man who says he had no athletic ability before it is participating in his first-ever marathon. jennifer franciotti has the story. >> chris will be in the marathon. nothing he thought he would do and it is something he will not be doing on foot. the 26-year-old will will his way through the course in something he equates to riding a bicycle with his arms. >> his legs are something he is
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learning to live without. in 200011, he rolled his truck four times less than half a mile from home. he fell asleep at the wheel and was brought back to life in the ambulance and would learn later he would never likely walk again. >> i had no idea i was paralyzed. my back is broken. go ahead and do surgery, i will be fine. the doctor walked in and said, you have a 30% chance of walking again. it was hard to take all once. >> chris got moving. his mother wrote a grant to the im able foundation. >> after his accident i was concerned because he was not living. he was alive, but he was not living. i feel like he is living again.
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>> he is doing this to raise money for cannady -- kennedy krieger. he has raised over $2100. >> his mom is proud and has every confidence he will finish. >> he can do anything he sets his mind to. there is no doubt. >> go get them. wbal tv is your source. air coverage begins saturday at 5:00 a.m. >> the weather should be perfect. that is all for 5:00 p.m. >> here is what is new at 6. >> i am pete gilbert. there are many reasons that the
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orioles have found themselves back in the post-season. >> after state auditors accused them of shaking down contractors, he lost his high level state job. what possessed the department of transportation to offer him another one? details are next. >> the supreme court takes on affirmative-action and it could affect colleges and universities across the country. the story just ahead. >> you're watching wbal tv 11. live, local, latebreaking. this is 11 news at 6:00 p.m. >> a big night. it is tied one game each. we have live team coverage tonight from new york city. we're going to begin with pete gilbert who has a breakdown of what wn

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